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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 61]

Lostboy! | A.K.A. Jim Kerr – 3.5 [continued from previous post] With “Bulletproof Heart,” Jim Kerr made good on his promise to get back to the attitudes of his youth with the only song on “Lostboy! A.K.A.” which was a … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 60]

Lostboy! | A.K.A. Jim Kerr – 3.5 When Jim Kerr unleashed his first “solo” album, he was careful to muddy the branding waters enough to lend the work a touch of anonymity. This was not precisely a “Jim Kerr” album … Continue reading

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Rock G.P.A.: Simple Minds [part 59]

On its release, “Graffiti Soul” managed to hit #10 in the UK LP chart on the week of its release. In the diminished modern world, this could mean that it sold as few as 7,000 copies. 30 Years earlier, and … Continue reading

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The Horror of Format Paralysis

When I got home from the trip to D.C. to see Simple Minds, something was gnawing at me that needed attention. Namely, when Jim Kerr surprised his fans with word of a solo album in 2010, hot on the heels … Continue reading

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